Shutesbury Open Studios 2024



Various Studios, see details for all the addresses (50 Old Egypt Road, Shutesbury MA)

Shutesbury Open Studios includes the work of sixteen diverse makers at different home and studio venues. Just to mention a few, Jacqueline Strauss works with found textiles to create soft sculptures with incredible personalities. Joan Green makes drawings and paintings, including many of dancers since her first artistic career was choreopgraphy. Sara Casilio makes amazing handpainted earrings, joyful t-shirts, and paints beautiful landscapes and interior scenes.Liz Armstrong paints, repurposes and customizes old pieces of furniture to last for the next 100 years! With such a variety of media, there is something here to interest everyone.

A map which shows site numbers, artists names and media, and locations is available online at Using the website in advance can make planning a studio tour easy and rewarding. You'll find good conversation, interesting folks and snacks, as well as memorable art that can be yours at the nine locations of Shutesbury open Studios. Rain or shine.

Shown in the picture, left to right, work by: Jahnu, Bobby Brown, B.Z. Reily

Funding provided by the Mass Cultural Council, Shutesbury Cultural Council and the Recreation Committee.

Here are the artists and locations:

  1. 50 OLD EGYPT RD.
    Jacqueline Strauss
    soft sculpture, textile
    Edith Hunsberger
    acrylic paintings, watercolors, quilts
  3. 338 LOCKS POND RD.
    Sara Casilio
    paintings, cards, jewelry, t-shirts Jahnu mixed media on paper, music
  4. 453 WENDELL RD.
    Meryl Ann Mandell
    paintings, baskets Jeanette Stockton small sculptures
  5. 135 LEVERETT RD.
    Liz Armstrong
    painted furniture & upcycled finds Ginger Coffin works on paper, needle felting
  6. 91 W PELHAM RD.
    Joan Green
    paintings, mixed media
    Bobby Brown
    collage, masks, sculpture, blocks
    Carol Brown
    beaded jewelry
  7. 12 W PELHAM RD.
    Ellen Sperling
    drawings, watercolors
  8. 17 TOWN FARM RD.
    Nate Longcope
    paintings, drawings, collage, video
  9. 21 NEW BOSTON RD.
    BZ Reily
    mixed media
    Becca Wheeler
    painted furniture
    April Stein